from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Correspondence between parts or organs arising from evolutionary convergence.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A correspondence between the parts or organs of different species acquired as the result of parallel evolution or convergence.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See homogeny.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality of being homoplastic; agreement in form and structure without community of origin, as of organs or parts of two different organs: opposed to homogeny: correlated with analogy or heterology as distinguished from homology in biological senses.
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